Category Archives: French comedy-drama

Véronique et son Cancre (Veronica and her Dunce)

Eric Rohmer and Claude Chabrol’s sharp arrow strikes at the heart of all that’s rotten about unimaginative teaching … Continue reading

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La Vie en Grand (Learn by Heart)

Drug-dealing and reciting poetry in the Paris-projects are unlikely companions in a story about two teenage boys who find themselves selling hashish to make cash for their families. Mamadou (Ali Bidanessy) the achingly cute younger side-kick to 14 year-old protagonist … Continue reading

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